National recording artist, Jiggley Jones’, new EP, “…a mountain, a struggle, a tunnel, a light …”, is a standout alternative country album filled with beautiful melodies and harmonies, strong lyrics, and skillful arrangements. Jones’ smooth and ethereal vocals are definitely a signature in his music. Like many singer-songwriters, his lyrics address the many challenges and experiences he has had. The music speaks for itself with rich acoustic guitar work at its core, accented and built up perfectly by the occasional piano, electric guitar, or banjo highlight. Hot tracks on the album include “Walk On Me” and “Early Morning Light”! Buy it today on iTunes or click one of the links below!
His Top 5 Roots Music Report debut EP, (#3, Americana/Roots Country, #3 True Country) No Spring Chicken included the singles “Baby Blue” and “Ain’t That Alright,” and the accompanying videos, which received more than 300,000 combined Youtube views. Now, Jones is returning with his first album on Lamon Records Nashville. A Mountain, A Struggle, A Tunnel, A Light was produced by Grammy nominee, Dave Moody. First single and video, “Walk On Me” were released in April 2014.
Jones, whether alone or a member of various bands in the past has written or co-written well over 100 songs. His prolific writing earned him 2 nominations and a subsequent win, for Songwriter of the Year, at the 2013 International Music and Entertainment Association (IMEA) Awards, and 2 New Music Awards nominations (AC New Artist and AC Breakthrough Artist.) His experience has taken him through various phases and musical endeavors including a stint during his younger years working in entertainment public relations in Los Angeles. With some success on college radio, Jones was also, as a member of a band called “Q”, involved with soundtrack projects on select MTV shows such as The Dennis Rodman Show, Cindy Crawford’s “House of Style”, and the reality show Road Rules. His band was also used in the AON Films movie “Tainted Love”, directed by Mathew Ross.
All these successes were accomplished while under the professional direction of industry representatives like N.O. Management based in London, England as well as Magic Music Management and Peter Baron Productions in New York. Before signing with Lamon, he had worked with Nashville producer Terry Wendt, a former bandleader for Shania Twain, and Chris Tristran, who produced his debut EP. His live shows have taken him to Nashville and 2013’s CMA Festival, where he performed at BB King’s Blues Club, as well as other top notch venues such as The Hard Rock Café in Philly, The Bitter End in NYC, and The World Café in Wilmington, Delaware. He has also performed at the prestigious Dewey Beach Music Conference, Singer Songwriter Cape May, and the Millennium Music Conference.
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